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Ntozake Shange, Who Wrote ‘For Colored Girls,’ Is Dead at 70 (The New York Times)

Ntozake Shange, Who Wrote ‘For Colored Girls,’ Is Dead at 70 (The New York Times)

Ntozake Shange, a spoken-word artist who morphed into a playwright with her canonical play “For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf,” died on Saturday in Bowie, Md. She was 70.